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Health Information Systems Workflow Management and Training Specialist Certificate

This certification program will provide participants with the knowledge and skills to assist healthcare providers to design workflow and implement electronic health records (EHRs) to meet government standards of meaningful use, quality improvement and reporting. The learner will be prepared to design and deliver training programs to employees in clinical and public health settings to prepare them for EHR implementation.

This program has a departmental admissions requirement.

Note: Changes are pending KBOR approval, see program office with questions.

Health Information Technology

(Major Code 5170; State CIP Code 51.0706)

First Semester

HCIS 230Introduction to Health Information Systems*2
HCIS 255Introduction to Information and Computer Science*2
HCIS 271The Culture of Health Care*2
HCIS 272Terminology in Health Care Settings*2
HCIS 273Quality Improvement*2
Total Hours10

Second Semester

HCIS Elective (see below)2
HCIS 274Healthcare Workflow Process Analysis and Redesign*2
HCIS 275Health Information Systems*2
HCIS 277Training and Instructional Design*2
HCIS 267EHR Design, Functionality, and Usability*3
Total Hours11

HCIS Electives

HCIS 261Networking and Health Information Exchange*2
HCIS 262Customer Service in the Health Environment*2
HCIS 263Working with Health Information Technology (HIT) Systems*2
HCIS 270Health Information Systems Internship*2
HCIS 292Special Topics:*1-2

Total Program Hours: 21